The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within IBM Lotus Software.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 69 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.72% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £223 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £300 £185
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +62.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +6.37%
Lotus
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
329 278 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.93% 31.45% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 198 218
Median daily rate £365 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 22
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.18% +27.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £16.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £33.20 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Lotus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lotus across the Bristol region.

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Bristol region.

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Lotus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Billing
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Adobe
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Apple
3 3 (60.00%) Acrobat
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (60.00%) IBM Domino
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PDA

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (60.00%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Deskside Support
2 2 (40.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
1 3 (60.00%) Apple
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Dell
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec